Brian Vitale, AIA, LEED® AP

Design Director, Principal

As a Principal and Design Director in Gensler’s Chicago office, Brian brings 20 years of design excellence and innovation to the firm and our clients. He continually strives to find the poetic in the everyday, leading such notable and award-winning projects as the Gratz Center at Fourth Presbyterian Church of Chicago; Johnson Controls, Inc.’s global headquarters; and the Kohler Creative Communications Center. Brian has been an invited professor and lecturer at multiple universities and currently sits on the Board of Directors of Chicago’s Magnificent Mile Association. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Architectural Studies from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and a Master of Architecture with Honors from Washington University in St. Louis. In 2014, the AIA awarded Brian its prestigious National Young Architect Award.